Quotes: place

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  • John Barrymore
    John Barrymore
    American actor 1882-1942
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    A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
  • Günther Grass
    Günther Grass
    German writer 1927-2015
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    We already have the statistics for the future: the growth percentages of pollution, overpopulation, desertification. The future is already in place.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    A good place to visit, but a poor place to stay.
  • Bruce Forsyth
    Bruce Forsyth
    British presenter, actor, comedian, singer, dancer and screenwriter 1928-2017
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    Ambition can take the place of everything - even sex.
  • An ideal society should be mobile, should be full of channels for conveying a change taking place in one part to other parts. In an ideal society, there should be many interests consciously communicated and shared.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
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    He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.
  • Iris Murdoch
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
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    I think being a woman is like being Irish. Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same.
  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
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    Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, the mere materials with which wisdom builds, till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
  • Ann Oakley
    Ann Oakley
    British sociologist, writer 1944-
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    Men are the enemies of women. Promising sublime intimacy, unequalled passion, amazing security and grace, they nevertheless exploit and injure in a myriad subtle ways. Without men the world would be a better place: softer, kinder, more loving; calmer, quieter, more humane.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise; it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
  • Bob Hope
    Bob Hope
    American comedian, actor 1903-
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    A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.
  • Brendan Francis
    Brendan Francis
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    A baseball park is the one place where a man's wife doesn't mind his getting excited over somebody else's curves.
  • Charles Cooley
    Charles Cooley
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    A cat cares for you only as a source of food, security and a place in the sun. Her high selfsufficiency is her charme.
    Source: Life and the student (1927)
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